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  1. Philosophy and the Ancient Novel

    Philosophy and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marília F. Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Silvia Montiglio (Editor)

    £57.20

    ISBN: 9789491431890
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The papers assembled in this volume explore a relatively new area in scholarship on the ancient novel: the relationship between an ostensibly non-philosophical genre and philosophy. This approach opens up several original themes for further resear... .... Learn More
  2. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9781472523990
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete without encountering his history of the Peloponnesian War, the greatest war of Greeks against Greeks in the late fifth c... .... Learn More
  3. Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes

    Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes [Hardback]

    Gwendolyn Compton-Eagle (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107083790
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers an interpretation of the handling of costume in the plays of the fifth-century comic poet Aristophanes. Drawing on both textual and material evidence from the fourth- and fifth-century Greek world, it examines thr... .... Learn More
  4. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced publi... .... Learn More
  5. Callimachus in Context

    Callimachus in Context: From Plato to the Augustan Poets [Paperback]

    Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107470644
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Scholarly reception has bequeathed two Callimachuses: the Roman version is a poet of elegant non-heroic poetry (usually erotic elegy), represented by a handful of intertexts with a recurring set of images - slender Muse, instructi... .... Learn More
  6. The Romance between Greece and the East

    The Romance between Greece and the East [Paperback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Editor); Stuart Thomson (Editor)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781107543003
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The contact zones between the Greco-Roman world and the Near East represent one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of ancient-world studies. This new collection of essays, by world-renowned experts (and some new voices) in classical, ... .... Learn More
  7. Euripides and the Politics of Form

    Euripides and the Politics of Form [Hardback]

    Victoria Wohl (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780691166506
    Published by : Princeton University Press
     How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows t... .... Learn More
  8. Lykophron: Alexandra

    Lykophron: Alexandra [Hardback]

    Simon Hornblower (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780199576708
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Alexandra attributed to Lykophron is a minor poetic masterpiece. At 1474 lines, it is one of the most important and notoriously difficult Greek poems dating from the hellenistic period (most likely the early second century BC)... .... Learn More
  9. Theocritus; Moschus; Bion

    Theocritus; Moschus; Bion [Hardback]

    Neil Hopkinson (Editor)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780674996441
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Theocritus (early third century BCE), born in Syracuse and also active on Cos and at Alexandria, was the inventor of the bucolic genre. Like his contemporary Callimachus, Theocritus was a learned poet who followed the aesthetic, d... .... Learn More
  10. Fame and Infamy

    Fame and Infamy [Hardback]

    Rhiannon Ash (Editor); Judith Mossman (Editor); Frances B. Titchener (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780199662326
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Over recent decades, the debate about how individuals are portrayed in prose-texts of Greek and Roman historiography and biography has evolved in increasingly nuanced ways. The sorts of questions which now tend to be raised concer... .... Learn More

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